Project Online Tag

Planner Priority field #2 <Tea> It's great when Microsoft copy one of your ideas :)  Back in Sept 2019 I updated my Planner Template to include the Priority field.  Microsoft have now included the Priority field in their own charts as blogged here by the product team. ...

Planner Priority field <Tea> This is just a quick blog post to say that Planner now includes a priority field for each task.   The priority can be Urgent, Important, Medium (default) or Low. Setting of the priority is easy, but what's really nice is the ability to filter...

Power BI Template for Planner Plans <Update 10th September 2019> The Power BI template now supports the Priority field, and an additional two tabs have been created, one to display the tasks by priority, and another with a buttons to switch easily between the status or priority...

Updated Power BI Content Pack - drill through and buttons! <coffee> Power BI has definitely become my favourite application (after Project of course) in the Microsoft suite simply because of its power and versatility.   In the past I've taken Microsoft's standard content pack (available here) and...

<G&T> Modifying Microsoft’s #ProjectOnline #PowerBI Content Pack to Support Your Language - Polish, Russian and now Polish. <180822 - Update> A quick note of thanks to Bartek from Poland for his Polish contribution - the download is still available from here. <\180222 - Update>   This article shows you how to...

<Flat white> Modifying Microsoft’s #ProjectOnline #PowerBI Content Pack to Support Your Language This article shows you how to modify Microsoft's standard Project Online Content Pack to support additional languages. Content Pack Overview If you are using Project Online (PJO) then you are probably using the OData feed for reporting...

<Tetley Tea> Project Online Work and Capacity Graphs in Power BI - solution starter A lot of my work now revolves around producing Power BI reports using the Project Online oData feed (you can find my reporting pack for Project Online here) , and of course one...

<flat white> Creating Resource Work and Capacity Graphs in #MSProject A customer posed the challenge earlier this week of producing a work and capacity report using the Reports feature in MS Project.   Using the existing Resource Overview Report I was happy with getting the total work per resource from...

<tea> European SharePoint Conference 2017 At the back end of last year I was honoured to be able to speak at the ESC2017, the second time I've spoken at the ESC.  The title this year was taking Project Online from 0-60 in one hour...

<coffee> Microsoft have very recently released their latest content pack for Project Online and details can be found on the Project Support Blog and the Tech Community Blog. Whilst the new content pack is a big improvement on the previous one, it still...

<tea> Microsoft Project has long been considered as a tool that can only be used with structured , rigid tasks.  Typically this type of project is known as a Waterfall project (despite various blogs showing you how you can use Project to manage an...

<tea> There has been some speculation that Microsoft might provide a link between MS Project and Microsoft Planner for quite some time, and now it seems that they’ve done it. From the Task tab, you should be able to see the Link to Planner button (highlighted below). You...

<coffee> Take Project Online from 0-60 in 1 Hour I’m delighted to say I’ve been selected to speak once again at the European SharePoint Conference which is being held in Dublin during 14-16th November 2017.   The session overview is below Take Project Online from 0-60 in 1 Hour Getting started...

<mineral water> I was lucky enough to be invited back to Kyiv by fellow MVP Oleksiy Prsonitskiy to present at the Ukrainian Project Conference.  If you’ve never been to Kyiv, it’s worth the effort with some great sights and great food. https://mvp.microsoft.com/en-us/PublicProfile/4032153?fullName=Oleksiy%20%20Prosnitskiy http://www.project-conference.com.ua/ I presented on two topics, Microsoft...

<tea> Some of the clients I work with are really big, and some are really small.  The smaller ones tend to want things that are really simple and I wanted a quick way to ensure that they can only select a single EPT in order to...

  It came to my attention recently that my previous post on Gantt Charts in Power BI needed slight modification in order to display the correct length of the Gantt bar.  In the post I used the ProjectDuration to display the duration on the Gantt bar,...

<Coffee> Introduction Over the months and years I’ve seen a tonne of issues regarding the ability, or inability to edit Enterprise Calendars.  I started a blog about this a while ago http://www.applepark.co.uk/issues-with-multiple-project-server-accounts/ which provides some troubleshooting issues.  This blog is an update to that and I’ll try...

Over the last year or so Power BI has made a real charge to become THE reporting tool for many applications, including of course Project Online.  There are lots of great things about Power BI (and some not so great too!), including the very quick...

<jana mineral water> I’m delighted to be have presented at the SPC Adriatics 2016 on a couple of topics regarding Project Online, and decided to record the sessions so I could share them to a wider audience.   Alas I only remembered to record part way through...

<Frothy Coffee> Recently I’ve been working with a customer on getting a simple way of displaying resource information.  In truth I started with manipulating data in Excel using VBA, but quickly realised that there was a better way to do this using PowerBI. The end result (or...

<tea> It’s a bit of a mundane topic this one, but like all of my topics, it’s soooo real world! I have a customer (okay, so I’ve got lots, not just the one!) and this particular customer is only using Project Online, and not Project Pro for...

<San Servolo, Tanqueray & Red Wine – this has been written over a long duration of time!> I was thinking about the top 5 Reasons why my customers, over many years, have deployed Project Server.  Just as every organisation needs standardised ways to perform HR, Payroll...

<latte> It’s been a while since I last discussed Teams and Team Resources, and having learnt something new recently (kudos goes to Eric Uyttewaal who is always very willing to share his expertise) I thought it was time to re-visit the topic. Introducing Teams The Team feature was...